Posted Sept. 18, 2014
James Henry Abney a 51-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Thursday, Sept. 18, in the 7300 block of Florence Avenue in Downey, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Shortly before 2:30 a.m., the Downey Police Department received a call of a possible stabbing in an apartment, according to police statement.
Officers found Abney in the apartment suffering from stab wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 3:02 a.m.
Police said they detained a woman for questioning but it was unknown whether charges were filed. The Times has inquired with the department for more information.
Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Del Rio at (562) 904-2324 or Det. Steve Aubuchon at (562) 904-2361 with the Downey Police Department. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
-- Nicole Santa Cruz